1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Domestic Relations
  4. Article 5-A: Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act
  5. Title 3: Enforcement


Section 77-F Simultaneous proceedings

Domestic Relations (DOM)

If a proceeding for enforcement under this title is commenced in a court of this state and the court determines that a proceeding to modify the determination is pending in a court of another state having jurisdiction to modify the determination under title two of this article, the enforcing court shall immediately communicate with the modifying court. The proceeding for enforcement continues unless the enforcing court, after consultation with the modifying court, stays or dismisses the proceeding.